A Webinar titled "Practical recommendations for supporting students in home-supported learning" will be held on Apr 21, 2020.
Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) has given discounts on its electronic copies of a number of its publications to help keep children busy with reading during the home quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.
FIDIBO, a major online Iranian store for audio and electronic books, has said e-book readers have significantly increased in number due to the home quarantine enforced following the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
The coronavirus epidemic has made the governments and media to raise public awareness by providing the most accurate tips to prevent disease transmission, while the prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH), had suggested good hygiene and quarantining some 1,400 years ago.
The Head of the Coronavirus Control Operations HQ in Tehran said that knowledge-based firms are producing disinfectants and hand sanitizers according to the highest standards.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that all bodies in Iran are in coordination and unified in their struggle to contain outbreak of the coronavirus.
The Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology will back national and international researchers in line with combating the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
The office of cultural deputy of the mayor of Tehran launched a free service to provide audiobooks and ebooks for teenagers and children for the stay-home days caused by coronavirus outbreak, which was welcomed by people.
Iranian movie ‘Copper Notes of a Dream’ directed by Reza Farahmand and produced by Morteza Shabani will compete in Munich International Documentary Film in May 2020.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the smart social distancing plan will continue, adding that great success has been achieved in the first and second phases of the plan and we are in the third phase which is smart social distancing one.
In a letter addressed to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, 150 Iranian activists and academics called for an end to anti-Iran sanctions.
The first Iranian-made system for diagnosing the novel coronavirus with more than 97 percent accuracy was unveiled on Saturday.
Iranians experienced totally-changed traditions during this Noruz (the two-week New Year holidays started March 20) in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic that has crippled the tourism and hospitality industries worldwide.
Iranian well-known actor Jamshid Gorgin on Saturday called on Iranians to read books during the time they self-isolate to fight against the deadly virus.
Head of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Barari on Sat. said that his agency is planning to develop space infrastructures in four steps in the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2020).
An e-book version of Italian physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano’s latest book “How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises” has recently been published in Persian.
Nature Day was another manifestation of empathy of the Iranian nation in fight against the coronavirus, as people stayed home, despite their thousand-year-old tradition.
“The Soldiers of the Commander” a book by Iranian writer Morteza Keramati about Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani’s relationship with his soldiers has been published in Turkish.